Couldn't be Better!
by Mark Sibree
Our visit to the Antarctic Peninsula could not have been better. Even the weather teamed up to provide a great experience. We had a calm Drake Passage South and maybe a bit less so going North. The experience of a stark Antarctic with many different forms of wildlife will stay for a long time. The knowledge of the seasoned and highly qualified Expedition crew was first rate with on-the-spot commentaries about marine animals, birds, geology, history etc. There was a constant emphasis on safety and making a minimal impression on the pristine environment. The 113 passengers were of all ages and mixed well; few were "cruise ship" types, most were there for as a first experience on ship and many were academic or professional of an independent mind. Food and accommodation exceeded expectations.
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Classic Antarctica including Deception Island
PLA22-19. This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins.
10 Nov - 20 Nov, 2019
7250 USD 5800 USD 1450 USD discount
Searching for the Elusive Emperor Penguins
OTL22-19. A true expedition, our Weddell Sea cruise sets out to explore the range of the Emperor Penguins near Snow Hill Island. We will visit the area via helicopter and see a variety of other birds and penguins including Adélies and Gentoos.
14 Nov - 24 Nov, 2019
Meet at least six penguin species!
HDS21-19. A cruise to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia & the Antarctic Peninsula. Visit some of the most beautiful arrays of wildlife on Earth. This journey will introduce you to at least 6 species of penguin and a whole lot of Antarctic fur seals! Including photo workshops with Neill Drake and video works...
3 Nov - 23 Nov, 2019